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2-24-12 Headlines from around NJ - from Google (hit on nj education-nj budget)
See below for specific articles posted on proposed state aid...e.g., Gannett-Asbury Park Press - State aid cuts hit low-income areas, help suburbs… “But Lynne Strickland, who represents some 100 suburban school districts through the Garden State Coalition of Schools, praised the new figures.“There’s recognition that this has been a long time coming, and we’re glad for it,” Strickland said. “Suburbs have been left to free fall … we need the help, too.”

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Christie education funding plan would base allocations partly on districts ...

The Star-Ledger - NJ.com - ż3 hours agoż

By Star-Ledger Staff Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey JournalActing Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf, right, looks on while Gov. Chris Christie speaks in this file photo. TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie Thursday unveiled sweeping plans to change the ...

Christie Aims at School Aid

Wall Street Journal - ż12 hours agoż

By HEATHER HADDON The Christie administration proposed changes to the education funding formula for New Jersey public schools on Thursday that officials said will allocate money more efficiently. The changes would also hold spending flat overall for ...

Millburn sees increase in state aid

NorthJersey.com - ż18 minutes agoż

State aid figures were released for New Jersey districts this morning, and the news is good for Millburn. The increase in Millburn's state aid brings the total up to $1882982. Gov. Chris Christie has increased state aid to New Jersey schools in his ...

Winners and losers for New Jersey school aid

Newsworks.org - ż1 hour agoż

By John Mooney, of NJ Spotlight The first details are out in Gov. Chris Christie's trumpeted increase in state aid for New Jersey public schools next year, showing a much more complicated picture that will mean big increases for some schools but sharp ...

Suburban schools to gain aid

MyCentralJersey.com - ż4 hours agoż

TRENTON — State school aid figures unveiled late Thursday showed that Gov. Chris Christie's administration plans to take money away from urban and low-income school districts and provide additional funds to suburban areas. Camden City, for example, ...

Brick School District Gets Bump in State Aid

Patch.com - ż5 hours agoż

By Daniel Nee Brick's school district will receive a 2.3 percent increase in state aid under Gov. Chris Christie's proposed budget. Trenton will kick $35754648 into the school district's operating budget this year, a total of $814686 more than last ...

Share and Share Alike? NJ Spotlight on School Aid

Patch.com - ż5 hours agoż

With one of every three dollars of the governor's budget earmarked for education, schools wait to see how much they will actually receive. By John Mooney, NJSpotlight.com To big applause, Gov. Chris Christie yesterday highlighted that his proposed ...

Springfield Schools State Aid Increases to Over $1.1 million

Patch.com - ż5 hours agoż

By Adam Bulger The state aid to Springfield's school district has been increased by just over $325000 from the previous year according to a statement from New Jersey's Department of Education. With the added $325148, Springfield will receive a total of ...

Most NJ districts in line for slight uptick in aid

The Journal News | LoHud.com - ż8 hours agoż

TRENTON, NJ (WTW) — New Jersey's Education chief says 90 percent of school districts would see modest increases in state aid under Gov. Chris Christie's proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. However, Commissioner Chris Cerf says aid ...

District makes good decision

NorthJersey.com - ż9 hours agoż

Gov. Chris Christie enacted a law last month that allows school districts the option to move their school board election to November as part of the general election, thus eliminating the April vote. School districts that choose to make the move would ...

State aid to Morris schools increases

Dailyrecord.com - ż9 hours agoż

State aid to Morris County schools increased for the second consecutive year but not enough to make up for cuts made two years ago. The state announced its aid figures late Thursday afternoon and will send a total of $143.8 million to the county's 39 ...

Martins Explains School District State Aid Figures

Mineola American - ż10 hours agoż

Mineola School District officials recently commented on state aid figures for Mineola, stating the district received cuts in state aid. According to one local senator, aid went down, but not because of cuts. State education aid is broken down into two ...

State Aid to Galloway Township Remains Steady; School District Sees $900000 ...

Patch.com - ż11 hours agoż

By Anthony Bellano The Galloway Township School District will see a $900000 increase in state aid this year, Gov. Chris Christie announced late Thursday afternoon. Previously, the township learned that for the third year in a row, state aid to the ...

Mixed reviews of state aid figures from local school districts

NJ.com - ż12 hours agoż

By Rebecca Forand/Gloucester County Times The announcement of state aid figures for public schools leaves county school administrators with mixed emotions as they try to budget for the coming school year. Gov. Chris Christie announced a $213 million ...

Phillipsburg School District aid to drop 2.4 percent for 2012-13 under ...

The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com - ż12 hours agoż

By Express-Times staff and wire However, Commissioner Chris Cerf said today that aid to the 31 poorest districts, including Phillipsburg, would shrink by one-half of 1 percent. Cerf says roughly a third of the 97 districts slated to lose aid have had ...

State aid for Madison schools up 34.6% over last year

New Jersey Hills - ż13 hours agoż

MADISON – Total state aid for Madison's grades K-12 public schools is scheduled to increase by 34.6 percent over last year's aid, according to figures released today, Thursday, Feb. 23, by the NJ Department of Education. The department identified state ...  

Paterson Schools Will Lose ...

TheAlternativePress.com - ż13 hours agoż

PATERSON, NJ – Most school districts in New Jersey received increases in state funding under the plan unveiled by Gov. Christie on Thursday. But Paterson was not one of them. It's among the 16 percent of school districts in the state that will get ...

Chatham schools to benefit by one-third increase in state aid

New Jersey Hills - ż14 hours agoż

THE CHATHAMS -- The school district will benefit from a nice increase in state aid for the 2012-2013 school year, to the tune of nearly 30 percent. Gov. Chris Christie's office this afternoon released figures showing the district will get a total of ...

Westfield School District Gets State Aid Increase of $693074

Patch.com - ż15 hours agoż

By Liz Alterman Other Union County towns that saw large increases were Springfield, with an increase of 41.6 percent, and Clark, with a 35.6 percent increase. “Since taking office, one of my greatest priorities has been working to ensure that every ...  

Montclair schools to get more state aid

NorthJersey.com - ż15 hours agoż

BY GEORGE WIRT Montclair public school students got some good news from Trenton late Thursday - state aid to the township's 11 public schools is going up next year. The State Department of Education announced that the Montclair School District will ...  

State aid to Belleville schools up nearly 6 percent

NorthJersey.com - ż15 hours agoż

The Belleville Township school district will receive a 5.7 percent increase in state aid, according to aid figures released today by Gov. Christie's office. The district is slated to receive over $25.1 million in total aid for grades K-12 in the ...

State School Aid Increases in All Tri-Boro Districts

Patch.com - ż16 hours agoż

By Ariana Cohn-Sheehan All three tri-boro school districts will receive an increase in state school aid from the New Jersey Department of Education according to data released Thursday, with Kinnelon Public Schools receiving the highest increase over ...

State Increases Aid for Millburn Schools

Patch.com - ż16 hours agoż

By Laura Griffin As the Millburn School district continues budget talks for the the 2012-2013 school year, administrators received some welcomed news Thursday – they will get $353748 in additional state aid next year, for a total aid package from the ...

School Aid Increases about $1 Million

Patch.com - ż16 hours agoż

By Audrey Levine The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is looking at receiving an additional 12.9 percent in state aid for the 2012-2013 school year as opposed to the year before. According to information released Thursday, the district will ...

District to Receive 27.2 Percent Increase in State Aid

Patch.com - ż16 hours agoż

Bernards Township Public Schools will receive an increase in state funding for the second straight year after seeing aid reduced by 82 percent in 2010. According to numbers released by the state on Thursday, the school district will receive 3057466 for ...

 

Gov. Chris Christe announces state aid for South Jersey school districts

NJ.com - ż16 hours agoż

By Jessica Beym/Gloucester County Times Associated Press photoGov. Chris Christie is shown delivering his budget address in Trenton on Tuesday afternoon. Gov. Chris Christie today released aid figures for New Jersey school districts based on the Fiscal ...

Local Schools Get Big State Aid Increases

Patch.com - ż16 hours agoż

By Jason Koestenblatt The West Morris Regional and Washington Township School districts received a welcomed financial surprise Thursday afternoon when the New Jersey Department of Education released its financial aid numbers to the state's school ...

NJ school aid figures released

NorthJersey.com - ż17 hours agoż

BY LESLIE BRODY Bergen County public schools would see state aid jump by 9 percent under a Christie administration plan that boosts payments to several affluent counties but keeps funding roughly flat for counties such as Passaic that have large, ...

State Aid to School District Increases by $429K

Patch.com - ż17 hours agoż

By Laura Silvius State aid to the School District of the Chathams for 2012-13 will total $1871941, according to numbers released by the state Department of Education Thursday. Gov. Chris Christie sharply reduced aid to schools for the 2010-11 school ...

Morris School District Gets State Aid Increase

Patch.com - ż17 hours agoż

By John Dunphy The Morris Plains Boro District, which sends its students to the Morris School District come middle school, is receiving a nearly-21 percent increase in state aid for 2012-13. That district will receive $465716, an increase this year of ...

School District Gets Good News from State on Aid

Patch.com - ż17 hours agoż

By Mary Mann The state aid numbers for school districts were released today and the news is good for South Orange-Maplewood. Aid will be increasing from $3310958 for the 2011-12 budget year to $4075898 for the 2012-13 school year — for an increase of ...

State Aid to Fort Lee Remains The Same

Patch.com - ż20 hours agoż

By Patch Staff New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Thursday released aid numbers for New Jersey school districts based on his proposed $32.1 billion budget, including $7.8 billion in K-12 formula aid, an increase of $135 million over last year and part of ...

Christie outlines increase in education funding, calls for reform in NJ budget ...

Newsworks.org - żFeb 23, 2012ż

By Laura Waters, for NewsWorks Total spending is projected to be $32.1 billion, with $8.8 billion appropriated to public education in Gov. Christie's 2012-13 fiscal plan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) - Gov. Christie proposes a $108 million increase in higher ...


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